Attend an Event

Thousands of people are holding events across Canada to raise awareness about the AIDS pandemic and raise funds for the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which supports community-based oroganizations that are turning the tide of HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.  

There might be an event happening in your community!  Check out the calendar below to find a local craft sale, participate in a walkathon, attend a concert, or hear Stephen Lewis speak.

To find an event hosted by a grandmothers group, please visit the calendar on the Grandmothers Campaign website.

If you are organizing an event, click here to register it with us, so we can support you by posting it to the calendar and sending you materials.

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Hand in Hand – justice for African grandmothers

UBC Robson Square 800 Robson Street

Vancouver, BC

Date: November 22, 2014 10:00am

The Greater Van Gogos invite you to their regional fundraising event at UBC Robson Square, with the premiere of the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s new film, African Grandmothers Tribunal: seeking justice at the frontlines of the AIDS crisis.

SLF Film Launch and GreaterVanGogos Market

UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson St.

Vancouver, BC

Date: November 22, 2014 10:00 am

Marketplace open from 10:00 am–4:00 pm. Film screenings at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm, both followed by Q&A featuring Ilana Landsberg-Lewis (SLF) and Justine Ojambo (PEFO, Uganda)

SLF Film Launch: Toronto Premiere

Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor St W

Toronto, ON

Date: November 27, 2014 6:30 pm to October 27, 2014 8:30 pm

  • Doors at 6:30 pm, Screening at 7:00 pm. The film will be followed at 7:45 pm by a panel discussion moderated by CBC Radio One's Anna Maria Tremoti, and featuring Stephen Lewis, Joy Phumaphi and Justine Ojambo.
  • Tickets are available at Contact Alexis MacDonald, Director of External Relations at for more information.

SLF Film Launch: Calgary Premiere

Theatre Junction Grand, 608 1st St SW

Calgary, AB

Date: December 02, 2014 6:30 pm

Organization/Group: About The Event Part of a Grandmothers Group? N Group Name: Name of Event: Acadia

Halifax, NS

Date: December 30, 2014

A polar bear dip in the Atlantic Ocean at the end of December! Donations gratefully accepted onl


Press Release: Report of the African Grandmothers Tribunal released for World AIDS Day November 29, 2013


Overduin: Standing with the grandmothers September 18, 2013

Mia Overduin, Ottawa Citizen

Upcoming Events

Hand in Hand – justice for African grandmothers November 22, 2014

Vancouver, BC

SLF Film Launch: Toronto Premiere November 27, 2014

Toronto, ON